Boilermakers score three-star lineman

Offensive guard Ryan Watson (Olney, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) has verbally committed to Purdue, multiple sources report.

Watson also had offers from Duke, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Marshall, Maryland, Michigan State, Michigan, Mississippi State, North Carolina State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Stanford Syracuse, UCF, Virginia and Wisconsin.

The big man is light on his feet, as he ran a combine verified 5.09 40-yard dash and a 4.7 short shuttle.